City: A Story of Roman Planning and Construction
Superb design, magnificent illustrations, and clearly presented information distinguish all of David Macaulay's books. Whether chronicling the monumental achievements of past civilizations or satirizing modern architecture, he is concerned above all in how constructions are made and what their effects are on people and their lives.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Amelia_Smith - LibraryThing
Nice, easy, somewhat overdue research for the story I'm working on at the moment. It's a great peek into ancient technology and everyday life with a glimpse of politics, too. Read full review
CITY: A Story Of Roman Planning And ConstructionUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
The Roman city of Verbonia, like the subject of Macaulay's Cathedral (KR, 1973) is imaginary but typical, and as in Cathedral the author/artist follows its construction in a level, readable text and ... Read full review